Julia Lynn Rubin

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Julia Lynn Rubin lives the writer's life in Brooklyn, where she has recently finished an MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults at The New School. She currently serves as a writing mentor for Girls Write Now, New York City's premiere writing program for high school girls.

Julia has been writing books, poems, and stories since first grade, and loves reading about everything from film analysis to psychology. Her short stories have appeared in publications such as the North American Review, Sierra Nevada Review, and The Lascaux Review, and she has written for a variety of online publications, including The Content Strategist and Wetpaint Entertainment.

Julia is passionate about realism and diversity in teen literature. She hopes to one d
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Julia Lynn Rubin Read, read, read! Read things you love, things you hate, things that make you think and go, "Whoa. What the hell was that?" The more you read, the…moreRead, read, read! Read things you love, things you hate, things that make you think and go, "Whoa. What the hell was that?" The more you read, the more you'll understand what works and what doesn't, and why. Plus, you'll get a feel for styles and flows that will make you want to sit down and write your own amazing stories.

Write for the joy of it. Write when you don't feel like it. Write often and honor every draft, good or bad or somewhere in between.(less)
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